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High Foundation Announces Scholarship Award Winners

Douglas Bell and Mary Lefever

High Foundation recently presented scholarship awards to Brandon Knepper of Mechanicsburg and Kara Wertz of Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. Both students have been awarded $20,000 scholarships, which provide $5,000 per year for four years.

Douglas Bell – son of Greg Bell, Senior Accountant with High Company LLC, who joined High in 2006. Doug is a Senior at Lampeter-Strasburg High School where he participated in Cross Country and Tennis was President and Founder of the L-S Computer Programming Club and was a member of the National Honor Society in his Junior and Senior years. Doug was a Student Leadership Council member of his youth group at Grace Community Church, participated as stage manager for the Promise Players Theatre Group in 9th and 10th grades, and volunteered with Black Rock Retreat. His class ranking is 7/242. Doug plans to pursue a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Grove City College.

Mary Lefever – daughter of Perry Lefever, Industrial Forklift Operator with High Steel Structures LLC, who joined High in 1978. Mary is a Senior at Conestoga Valley High School where she participated in Cheerleading all four years, serving as Spirit Captain her Junior and Senior years. Mary served as President of the Students Against Destructive Decisions Club, was Class Treasurer and a member of student government, and a member of the National Honor Society in her Junior and Senior years. Her volunteer activities include youth cheer coach and student dance helper. Her class ranking is 23/324. Mary plans to pursue a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech Pathology) from Penn State University.

High Foundation is a non-profit organization that was established by members of the High Family.  The Foundation’s overall mission is to give back to the community by providing support to non-profit organizations in communities in which the High® companies do business, and assist High co-workers in meeting the costs of college education for their children through the High Foundation Scholarship Program.

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December 04, 2020